Social Justice Film Festival - Goodwin's Way
Sat, Oct 22, 2016 at 5:30pm
Goodwin’s Way explores a British Columbia town’s resistance to a coal-powered future 100 years after the killing of controversial local labor activist Ginger Goodwin.
(Neil Vokey, 56 min, Canada)
The Real Work
This film interrogates the concept of “hard work” through interviews and a social experiment in which 15 people dig holes in a field during a tempestuous Vermont day.
(Jamie McCallum, 5 min, USA)
A Job I Can Enjoy
The first time Shymara Jones, a Popeye’s worker, went to a protest, she didn’t know where she was supposed to stand. The second time she went on strike, she brought 6 of her coworkers with her, soon becoming a leader in the growing movement for $15 and a union for fast food workers. (Milena Velis, 10 min, USA)
Through the stories of four Uber and Lyft drivers, this film explores the complexities of the ride-share industry, revealing the challenges of protecting workers’ rights as the nature of work evolves. (Adrienne von Wolffersdorff, 30 min, USA)